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communication(Discourse), noun collocution, colloquy, communicatio, communiqué, conference, correspondence, dialogue, dissertation, exchange, intercommunication, intercourse, interlocution
Associated concepts: attorney and client communication, conditionally privileged communication, confidential communication, husband and wife communication, physician and patient communication, privileged communication, telegraph communication, telephonic communication, verral communication, written communication
communication(Statement), noun announcement, annunciation, declaration, disclosure, dissemination, information, message, news, notification, report, revelation, utterance, writing
See also: admission, association, caveat, clue, comment, contact, conversation, correspondence, disclosure, dispatch, expression, information, intelligence, issuance, knowledge, language, mention, message, news, note, notice, notification, parley, publication, reference, report, tip, transmittal, warning
COMMUNICATION, contracts. Information; consultation; conference.
2. In order to make a contract, it is essential there should be an agreement; a bare communication or conference will not, therefore, amount to a contract; nor can evidence of such communication be received in order to take from, contradict, or alter a written agreement. 1 Dall. 426; 4 Dall. 340; 3 Serg. & Rawle, 609. Vide Pour-parler; Wharton's Dig. Evid. R.